Joe Mares, Jr.

Joe Mares, Jr.

Real Name:
Joeseph P. Mares
Profile:
Founder of Southland Records and amateur jazz clarinetist.
His regular job was running his famlies fur & hide business in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
A lover of the traditional style of New Orleans jazz, & impressed with the many fine musicians still playing in the city, he would invite musicians to regular jam sessions in a back room of the business. Mares first arranged recording sessions that he sold to other labels in the 1940s, then decided to start his own label, Southland Records founded in 1948.
Variations:
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Artist

Joe Mares, Jr. Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

9015 George Lewis And His Rhythm Boys* Saint Louis Street Blues George Lewis And His Rhythm Boys* - Saint Louis Street Blues / Red Wing(Shellac, 10") Southland Records (5) 9015 US Unknown Sell This Version

Production

SEP 349 George Lewis And His New Orleans Rhythm Boys George Lewis And His New Orleans Rhythm Boys - Jazz From New Orleans Vol. 5(7", EP) Storyville SEP 349 Denmark Unknown Sell This Version

Technical

Various Various - Dixieland From The Famous Door (Album) Southland Records US 1954 Sell This Version
9006 Mardi Gras Revelers Mardi Gras Revelers - Cease To Love / King Zulu Parade(10") Southland Records 9006 US 1954 Sell This Version
SLP 201 Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies / George Girard And His New Orleans Five Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies / George Girard And His New Orleans Five - New Orleans Jazz Babies / New Orleans Five(10") Southland Records SLP 201 US 1954 Sell This Version
Pete Fountain & His Jazz Band* / Pete Fountain And His Three Coins Pete Fountain & His Jazz Band* / Pete Fountain And His Three Coins - New Orleans To Los Angeles / Pete Fountain And His Three Coins Southland Records US 1956 Sell This Version
9004 Lizzie Miles And Her New Orleans Rhythm Boys Lizzie Miles And Her New Orleans Rhythm Boys - Careless Love / Basin Street Blues(Shellac, 10") Southland Records 9004 US Unknown Sell This Version

Acting, Literary & Spoken

S-LP-214 Jack Delaney Jack Delaney - Dixieland Way Down Yonder In New Orleans(LP, Album, Mono) Southland Records S-LP-214 US 1954 Sell This Version
S-LP-214 Jack Delaney Jack Delaney - Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies(LP, Album) Southland Records S-LP-214 US 1954 Sell This Version
SLP 201 Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies / George Girard And His New Orleans Five Jack Delaney And His New Orleans Jazz Babies / George Girard And His New Orleans Five - New Orleans Jazz Babies / New Orleans Five(10") Southland Records SLP 201 US 1954 Sell This Version
S-LP 216, S-LP-216 Various Various - New Orleans Dixieland(LP, Album, Mono) Southland Records, Southland Records S-LP 216, S-LP-216 US Unknown Sell This Version